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Estate issues

Region: Ontario Answer # 4476

If you have sued an individual who dies before the matter comes to trial, it is necessary to obtain a court order to permit the matter to proceed.

If you wish to assert a claim against an individual who has died before you start a court action, it is necessary to sue the estate or executor of the deceased.

If you wish to assert or defend a claim as a beneficiary, or attack or defend the validity of a Will, it could lead to complicated litigation. If you are involved in any of these situations, you should consult a lawyer.

For more information about estate issues, visit the Wills, Estates and Powers of Attorney section of Legal Line.




								

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